About Mined Systems 



Paula Darling

Founder,  Owner and Chief Executive Officer

Mined Systems Inc.

Paula Darling is CEO of Mined Systems Inc. and Professor of Applied Analytics at Columbia University, New York City.  Paula’s expertise is in statistics, quantitative analysis, and business analytics. During the past eight years, Paula has developed the company’s business analytics suite to provide clients with benchmarks, measurements and stretch goals that increase revenue, promote organizational effectiveness, and automate processes to achieve competitive advantages and increased market share.

Through Paula’s leadership, each client receives the exact combination of process, analytics, algorithms, and performance solutions to optimize revenue and retain customers.  Mined Systems outpaces other analytics companies due to the breadth of product offerings like custom scorecards, machine learning applications, and artificial intelligence in market sectors such as sales training. Personized attention, and focused decision applications that increase sales, revenue, and lower risk, is what sets Mined Systems apart.

Paula’s industry expertise is in Higher Education Finance, Consumer Lending, Credit and Sales Management, and Risk Management.  Before Mined Systems, Paula was Chief Operating Officer at EduCap, Senior VP of Risk at Servus Financial Corp., and Vice President of Acquisitions and Due Diligence for GE Capital. She holds certification in Strategic Management Reporting from Cornell University, an MBA from Averett College, and a Bachelors degree from Auburn University.

At Columbia University, Paula is Professor of Applied Analytics and teaches Columbia’s capstone course. This is the final course in the graduate program and culminates the student’s academic experience prior to earning their Master’s Degree. Paula’s corporate business experience, consulting expertise, and her coaching-professor approach prepares these highly-qualified students to begin competitive careers while remaining committed to making a positive impact on business, the economy, and society.   

Delivering exactly the right analytics for informed decisions.

Mined Systems’ client base consists of enterprise corporations from financial services, sales and sales management, higher education, compliance, and accounts receivables management.  Each Mined Systems offering has something in common – better performance, or, Corporate Performance Management (CPM)

Mined Systems’ applications and modules are delivered as Software as a Service and easily integrate into any existing platform. Applications provide role and permission-based security, a super-fast analytics engine, and a client-customized selection of customized reports, analytics and performance tools. We incorporate subject knowledge and industry best practices into our applications including collaboration tools, management controls, the delegation of authorization, administrate and approval engines, and process design for greater efficiency.




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